Planning online teaching

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You have started to consider how you’ll prepare your students for success. Now we want to help you prepare (or reuse) an online teaching activity that supports your students.

Think about your immediate needs for moving to online teaching. Consider that the internet is filling up with resources and platforms that you can use with your students. So how do you decide which ones to use? We’re going to guide you through.

Section 1Where to start
Lecture 1Working without the gift of time to prepare
Lecture 2What’s your immediate priority as a teacher?
Lecture 3Connect with others
Lecture 4Time saving tip
Section 2Lesson planning and learning design considerations
Lecture 5Guiding questions to help shape your approach
Lecture 6Explore Learning Designer
Section 3Planning your online activity
Lecture 7Your presence
Lecture 8Using Learning Designer
Lecture 9Low-fi method: using a document template for session plans
Lecture 10A note on Creative Commons licensing
Section 4Put it into practice
Section 5Building community by connecting with others
Lecture 12connect with other teachers
Lecture 13Follow five other learners like you
Section 6Engagement through interaction
Lecture 14Introductions
Lecture 15Check ins and reviews
Lecture 16Safeguarding
Section 7Balancing online and live with offline and asynchronous learning
Lecture 17Synchronous and asynchronous
Lecture 18Online and offline
Lecture 19Student support and making demands
Lecture 20Finding the right balance for everyone
Section 8Structure and direction
Lecture 21Setting a timetable
Lecture 22Virtual Office Hours
Lecture 23Encouraging independent learning
Lecture 24Giving clear directions
Lecture 25Peer feedback?
Section 9Students’ learning environments
Lecture 26Physical learning environment
Lecture 27What tools and devices do they have?
Lecture 28What kind of connectivity do they have?
Lecture 29What physical spaces are they in?
Lecture 30How can we be more mindful and supporting?
Section 10Guiding principles for selecting or designing engaging approaches
Lecture 31Guiding principles
Lecture 32Providing support, challenge, and choice